A Breakdown of Where 'Empire' Season 5 Picks Up

Damian Holbrook

How the mighty have fallen.

The once-powerful Lyon music dynasty took some major hits, including a hostile takeover, on Season 4. Flashing forward two years, Empire finds the clan eager to claw back to the top.

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Click through the gallery above to find out where the characters stand before the Season 5 premiere.

Empire, Season 5 Premiere, Wednesday, Sept 26, 8/7c, Fox